Tag: Race

PwC To Discuss Importance of Talking Openly About Race

PwC’s commitment to diversity has been essential to the firm’s success, according to US chairman and senior partner Bob Moritz, who next week will host a live webcast discussing the importance of speaking openly about race. Moritz will be speaking with Mellody Hobson, whose TED Talk “Color Blind or Color…

Michelle Obama: My Critics Don’t Define Me

Michelle Obama spoke candidly about her experience as the first Black First Lady of the United States to Tuskegee University graduates onSaturday. During her commencement address at the Historically Black College and University in Alabama, Mrs. Obama explained how she eventually realized “the chatter, the name calling, the doubting” she…

What Do NYPD Officers Think of City Standoff Over #BlackLivesMatter

By Sheryl Estrada Kindness wasn’t on the agenda Tuesday during the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association (PBA) meeting of delegates in Queens. According to the New York Daily News, the meeting, with about 350 in attendance, almost ended up in fisticuffs. Tempers flared, with members shouting at their president, Patrick Lynch, over…

Stealing Indian Land for a Copper Mine

The desert riparian environment of Oak Flat. Photo by Anna Jeffrey By Sheryl Estrada “All of the federally recognized tribes now know the world has changed,” Wendsler Nosie, a member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe, said. A resident of the San Carlos Apache Reservation, in southeast Arizona, the change…